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WYSIWYG is an abbreviation for What You See Is What You Get. WYSIWYG is a program for editting documents. As it has graphical interface, it shows exactly how the document will look like when it is displayed in the appropriate viewer. An example for a WYSIWYG web editor is Microsoft FrontPage in which you can [...]
Whois is a domain name search tool for Top-Level domain name registries and registrars. A Whois query shows if a domain name exists (whether it is available or not for registration), shows information about its owner, name servers, owner’s address (his/ her administrative contact, billing contact, technical contact). After you register a domain, your contact [...]
Subdomains are extensions of your own domain/s which can be mapped or pointed to a particular directory inside your hosting account. When you register a domain name, you can have all its possible subdomains. For example, subdomains are very useful for creating specific sections of your website. If you want to create different pages/websites for [...]
SSL is an abbreviation for Secure Sockets Layer. SSL is a world wide web standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL is an industry standard and is used by [...]
SSH is an abbreviation for Secure Shell. It is a software used for secure, encrypted connections between 2 computers over a network. When using SSH one can login remotely to computers or servers over a network and execute commands on the remote machine.
Shared server is a machine on which more than one unique sites are hosted. All domains (web sites) hosted on a shared server use predetermined server resources, such as RAM and CPU. Shared hosting plan is the lowest at price option for hosting your site.
POP refers to Post Office Protocol. It is a simple mailbox access protocol for receiving e-mail. Using POP you have your e-mail saved in a mailbox on your mail server. When you check it, mails are transferred to your mail client and downloaded on your computer. All checked mail messages and attachments are no longer [...]
PHP is an open source scripting language widely used for creating dynamic web applications. In its concept PHP is close to ASP and Cold Fusion and runs both on Linux and Windows web servers. PHP can be used for web development and it can be also embedded into HTML.
Domain parking allows you to point additional domain names to your existing hosting account. This way users will reach your website using more than one domain name. For example: If your hosting account is for domain1.com and you point domain2.com to it, users visiting domain2.com will see the content of domain1.com web page. You can [...]
Databases can be defined as a structured collection of records or data that is stored on a server so that a software application can consult it to answer queries. Such software applications include e-shopping carts, forums, portal systems and content management systems. Two of the most widely used types of databases, which we distribute for [...]
A merchant account is used for establishing a relationship between an online shop owner and a bank. When using a merchant account, the bank allows you to charge your clients’ credit cards for the services/ goods you provide on your site. The bank is the one in charge for debiting customers’ funds and depositing it [...]
A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software through which you can deliver learning content and resources to students, manage trainings, monitor students participation and assess their perfromance. LMS is very often used by large enterprises for their employees within the organization in order to monitor the effectiveness of company education and trainings. You can [...]
IP Address or Internet Protocol Address is a unique combination of 4 numbers separated by dots, used to represent a specific machine (computer) on the Internet. Every single machine which is on Internet has its unique IP address, for example: 18.104.22.168.
Gigabyte is a digital data measurement that equals to 1024 Megabytes or 1,073,741,824 Bytes.
A gallery is a software application which enables you to easily create and maintain albums of photos through a user-friendly admin panel. You need to have a gallery if you are: – a professional photographer wanting to display and sell your work online – an amateur having fun – just looking for a place to [...]
FTP is an abbreviation for File Transfer Protocol. FTP is the most user-friendly way of transferring files over the Internet. FTP is highly used for uploading the files you have on your personal computer to your hosting account in an easy and convenient way. Check our FTP video tutorials here: http://www.tmdhosting.com/tutorials/video/ftp.html
A forum is an online discussion area where users debate on various topics. Forums are also referred to as a bulletin board, message/discussion boards, threaded discussions, conferences. A forum allows its users to interact with questions, answers and discussions on different matters. There are open/ public and restricted forums (only for members of a certain [...]
It is used to describe the way of coding/ transforming information which is being transferred via networks. Data encryption is needed so that in case a third party intercepts that information while traveling over a network, it will be unreadable – thus will stay confidential.
The email filtering feature of cPanel gives you the opportunity to state various rules according to which incoming messages are directed to different email addresses/locations. There you must choose the “Email filtering” option and configure it to fit your needs. The major difference between email filtering and email forwarding is that when using email filtering [...]
Domain transfer is the process of transferring a domain name from one domain name registrar to another. A domain transfer includes changing of the DNS for a domain name, so that it can be moved to another hosting provider.
DNS is an acronym for Domain Name System. Domain Name System (DNS) is a database system that translates a computer’s domain name into an IP address. Networked computers use IP addresses to locate and connect to each other, but IP addresses can be difficult for people to remember. For example, on the web, it’s much [...]
Our shared hosting servers have a number of IP addresses which are used by all accounts placed on them. A dedicated IP sets your site to work from a unique(dedicated) IP address. This is very useful for search engine optimization, SSls and other specific needs. A Dedicated IP which can be purchased from your Customer’s [...]
cPanel is a software/ program which allows Customers to manage their accounts via web interface. WHM is the back-end, which provides the server administrators with the ability to easily modify different server settings. On our shared hosting servers we do not provide WHM access due to our tightened security policy. If you are interested in [...]
CMS is an abbreviation for Content Management System – that is the most powerful type of software available on the web nowadays. It provides you with the ability to manage your web site structure, the appearance of the pages you publish, as well as, the navigation provided to the users. All that you can do [...]
Sometimes people address e-mails to a mistakenly entered or non-available e-mail account at your domain name. That is the case when setting a Default or catch-all address can be very helpful. Let’s say someone sends an e-mail to email@example.com and you do not have such mailbox. The catch-all option will forward this e-mail to the [...]
A blog is a personal or business online journal/ diary, an online tribune for expressing ideas and views that can be commented by its readers. Entries in blog are called posts and they are arranged in a chronological order. There are two main Blog website types: Personal blogs: In a personal blog one can write [...]
Bandwidth refers to the amount of data that can be transmitted in a certain period of time over a communications channel. Bandwidth is measured in kilobits per second (kbps), megabits per second (mbps) or gigabits per second (gbps).
You can set an automatic pre-written email reply, which will be sent out to mail senders upon receiving a new message. Using Auto responders is useful for purchasing, registration and other. You can set Auto responders through your cPanel, under the Mail section. There you need to choose the “Autoresponders” option and configure it to [...]
This is an FTP option that allows users to download files without establishing or keeping track of individual logins and passwords. Using anonymous FTP all users use common login and password.
You will need an addon domain if you want to host more than one unique website under your only account. This way you will have two or more domains opening the same number of completely separate websites. Also, you will need an addon domain if you want to point a new domain name to a [...]